Using inkjet printed circuits on a transparent substrate for microwave energy harvesting for space based solar power
Hiba Murali; John Bell; Qi Cheng; Kevin Mairena; Erik Centeno; Gregory D. Durgin; Evan Shi
2017 IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE)
This paper explains how to build a transparent rectenna farm cheaply. The ability to cover square kilometers with expensive, transparent microwave harvesting circuitry — and re-using the land for agriculture, for example — is a key to making space solar power affordable.